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  (b. 14 April 1617 France   d. 8 August 1691 Champlain, Canada, New France )  

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Antoine DESROSIERS was born 14 April 1617 in France. Antoine DESROSIERS was the child of ?   and   ?

Antoine was an immigrant to Canada, arriving by 1641.

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Antoine  married  Anne LENEUF DU HÉRISSON 24 November 1647 in Québec Province, Canada .  The couple had (at least) 8 children. Anne LENEUF DU HÉRISSON  was born abt. 1632 in France.  Anne died 16 October 1711 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation). 

Antoine DESROSIERS died 8 August 1691 in Champlain, Canada, New France .

Occupation: carpenter

Details of the family tree of Antoine appear below.
Did You Know? Québec Généalogie - Over time, Québec has gone through a series of name changes
From its inception in the early 1600s until 1760, it was called Canada, New France.
1760 to 1763, it was simply Canada
1763 to 1791 - Province of Québec
1791 to 1867 - Lower Canada
1867 to present - Québec, Canada.

Thanks to Micheline MacDonald for providing this information.
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Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Antoine DESROSIERS


Antoine DESROSIERS married Ancestor is complete!immigrant flag female ancestor Anne LENEUF DU HÉRISSON-- Date: 24 November 1647 Place: , Québec Province, Canada
Le Programme de recherche en démographie historique - Univeriste de Montreal

PRDH has records of the baptisms of several of their children, the first one in Trois-Rivieres in 1650

"On 24 November 1647, Notary Flour Boujonnier (who died five years later in the disastrous expedition of Duplessis-Keebodot against the Iroquois) drew up a "contract of marriage which, God willing, will be made in the presence of our Holy Mother, the most Catholic, Roman and Apostolic Church, between Antoine Desrosiers, native of Bourg de Ranaison, in the vicinity of Lyon in France, and Anne du Herisson, a native of Bourg de Thierry in Normandy."

"Antoine actually married Anne Leneuf in 1649. Her father, in addition to being one of the largest landowners in New France, was also a commercial brewer."

Our French-Canadian Ancestors
Antoine Desrosiers
By Thomas J. Laforest (Vol. II, Chapter 8)

Children of Antoine DESROSIERS and Anne LENEUF DU HÉRISSON:

Ancestor is complete!flag female ancestor Marie DESROSIERS (b.16 June 1650, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 28 November 1722, Champlain, Canada, New France )
m. Alexander RAUX (RAOUL) (RHEAULT) 19 February 1664 in Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)

flag male ancestor Michel DESROSIERS dit DÉSILETS (b.3 September 1652, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 11 February 1734, Champlain, Canada, New France )
m. Thomasee-Jeanne ARTAULT (ARTEAU) 14 January 1679 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

flag boy ancestor Joseph DESROSIERS (b.29 July 1655, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. bef. 1666, , Québec Province, Canada )

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Jean DESROSIERS DU TREMBLE (b.30 September 1657, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 23 February 1704, Champlain, Canada, New France )
m. Marie Françoise PETRONILLE DANDONNEAU 20 January 1682 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

flag female ancestor Marie-Anne DESROSIERS (b.12 November 1661, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. 23 February 1731, Champlain, Canada, New France )
m. Jacques TURCOT (TURCOTTE) 4 April 1674 in , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
m. Jean-Baptiste DEBIDABE dit TROISVILLE 24 April 1702 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

flag male ancestor Antoine DESROSIERS dit LAFRENIÈRE (b.30 August 1664, Trois-Rivières, Canada, New France   d. abt. 1742, , Québec Province, Canada )
m. Marie-Renee LEPELE (LEPELLÉ) dite DESMARETS (DESMARAIS) 26 November 1696 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

Ancestor is complete!flag male ancestor Pierre DESROSIERS (b.abt. 1667, , Québec Province, Canada   d. abt. 1723, , Québec Province, Canada )
m. Marguerite-Marie AUBUCHON 27 April 1693 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

flag female ancestor Marie-Jeanne DESROSIERS (b.abt. 1667, , Québec Province, Canada   d. ,  )
m. Claude DROUET 18 March 1687 in Champlain, Québec, Canada (Notre-Dame-de-la-Visitation)

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1617 Birth
14 April 1617
, France
DESROSIERS - nickname given to one whose house is decorated with roses. Or, nickname given to the individual from 'Les Rosiers', the name of several localities in France.

Antoine Desrosiers was baptized in 1620 in Noailly, Loire department. Son of Jean Desrosiers-Deronzier, he arrived in the country in 1641 and married Anne Leneuf, daughter of Michel Leneuf du Hérisson, in 1647 in Trois-Rivières. From their union were born 8 children. In 1651, his servant was killed by the Iroquois and he himself was taken prisoner by them in 1659. He managed to escape and returned to Trois-Rivières. In the census of 1681 he owns 8 firearms, 9 cattle and 40 acres of land in value. He then lived in Champlain, where he died in 1691.
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1641 Arrived in New France
Arrived around 1641

Our French-Canadian Ancestors
Antoine Desrosiers
By Thomas J. Laforest (Vol. II, Chapter 8)
1647 Marriage / Partner
Antoine DESROSIERS and Anne LENEUF DU HÉRISSON 24 November 1647, , Québec Province, Canada (Quebec)
1650 Birth of Child
Marie DESROSIERS was born 16 June 1650, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1652 Birth of Child
Michel DESROSIERS dit DÉSILETS was born 3 September 1652, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
He was captured by the Iroquois on 26 May 1653 at Lac-Saint-Pierre and was rescued 11 weeks later near Lake Ontario. Though illiterate on arrival in Canada, he was self taught and became fiscal manager, trustee and seigneurial judge of Champlain. Source:

1655 Birth of Child
Joseph DESROSIERS was born 29 July 1655, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1657 Birth of Child
Jean DESROSIERS DU TREMBLE was born 30 September 1657, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1661 Birth of Child
Marie-Anne DESROSIERS was born 12 November 1661, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1664 Birth of Child
Antoine DESROSIERS dit LAFRENIÈRE was born 30 August 1664, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada (Three Rivers)
1666 Les Trois Rivieres
Antoine des Rosiers - 46 habitant

Anne du herisson - 34 sa femme

Michel desrosiers - 13 fils

Jean desrosiers - 8 fils

anne desrosiers - 4 fille

antoinne desrosiers - 2 fils

Et Jacques bourdin - 22 domestique
The first census of New France (1666)
1681 Canadian Census Champlain
Antoine des Rosiers, 62
Anne du Herrisson, sa femme, 50
Jean, 20
Antoine, 17
Pierre, 14
Marie, 10
Arnault, domestique, 9

Source: Histoire des Canadiens-Francais 1608-1880 by Benjamin Sulte, Montreal, 1882
1691 Death
'The ancestor Desrosiers, covered with honors, was buried at Champlain on the 9th of August, 1691, at the age of about 72. As for Anne Leneuf, we don't know about her demise. We believe her to have been alive in Champlain in 1701 when 'the widow Desrosiers' gave a half minot of grain to the church, for the poor.'

Our French-Canadian Ancestors
Antoine Desrosiers
By Thomas J. Laforest (Vol. II, Chapter 8)
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